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In-migration to Phoenix

May 25th, 2009

Forbes recently conducted a study identifying metro areas with the highest in-migration.  While the economy has slowed down moving for many people, some areas still remain relatively strong.  Mostly due to the weather and job market.  Phoenix ranked number 4 on that list.  Hooray for us!  While the rate has decreased from the previous couple years, it is still far better than most metro areas ...

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How hard do you want to work?

May 15th, 2009



I am headed out with a client tomorrow to look at some homes, most of which are short sales.  They originally called on a foreclosed property, but mentioned that they seem to like short sales better, because there is more of a chance of them being in better shape.  What was really interesting was that they had been working with another agent who refused to work with short sales.  Now, ...

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More Phoenix area April Real estate Statistics

May 11th, 2009

Last week I provided some statistics on real estate sales in the Phoenix and Scottsdale metro area for April 2009.  Here are some additional statistics defining single family detached homes with a comparison to the same period in the previous few years.  Good numbers to see!

April 2009 Sales comparison Phoenix metro

The percentages in the chart represent the percentage of single family to t ...

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Phoenix area real estate sales up in April

May 1st, 2009

Wow, what a month.  April continued the uptrend in the market that we have seen all this year so far.  The following statistics are for residential properties only, not including land and lots.  April saw tremendous numbers compared April of 2008.  Sales throughout the entire Phoenix metro (based on ARMLS statistics) were up 75.3% year over year for April, while the median price dropped 45.3% ...


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